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Thursday, September 2, 2010

Follow Friday and Blog Hop - Sept. 3rd



Follow Friday is hosted by Parajunkee's View. Head on over there to check out this week's featured blog. This week's question is:

What is your favorite brick and mortar bookstore?

I'll admit, I'm a Barnes and Noble girl. There are a few other little bookstores around where I live, but there's a huge B&N 20 minutes from my house that has a cafe in it and I love going there. The smell of coffee, pastries, and books....it's fabulous. I could disappear in there for hours.
Book Blogger Hop


The Blog Hop is hosted by Crazy for Books. This week's question is:

Do you judge a book by its cover?

My answer is yes, I do, but it's mostly when I'm looking around online or in a bookstore for something new. If I hear about the book first, then I like to see how the cover looks compared to what I've heard about the story, but it's not as...influential. But I love book covers, so they definitely play a part in what books catch my attention and which ones I want to know more about. But, I will say that I've read plenty of books that were fabulous that had lack luster covers, so I know to not let it sway me too much.

19 comments:

  1. Hi, I'm a new follower thru the Blogger Hop. Have a great weekend.

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  2. Hoppin' by from FF to say hello. --Have a good Labor Day weekend!

    Jinky
    @booksthattugtheheart.blogspot.com

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  3. Hi :) I'm the same when I'm scanning the shelf for new books. There have been times I've put things back only to months later buy the book. I guess it depends on the mood I'm in.

    Hope you have a fun weekend :) Hope you Hop by my site

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  4. Hi there!

    Just hopping over via hop! I love your blog design it's so pretty! I'm sure to stop over some other time! Have a great weekend and happy reading!

    Til next time,
    Lisa (Badass Bookie) xx
    http://badassbookie.blogspot.com/

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  5. Hi! I found you through the hop and I'm now following you. I can see that we review the same genre of books! Looking forward to reading your reviews!

    If you want you can visit my blog. Have a nice day!

    Precious
    Fragments of Life

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  6. Happy Friday! Thanks for stopping by Reading Angel! I'm your newest follower!

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  7. Hopping through! I like the cover of what you are reading now.... it makes me feel cold actually. I'll have to add that book to my list and see what its about!

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  8. I'm stopping by from the hop. We have a lot of the same taste in books. I agree with what you said regarding book covers. I hope you have a great weekend!

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  9. I'm just stopping by to say hello and wish you a happy Friday. Yeah its finally here! :)I'm an old follower.

    Have a great weekend!!

    http://romancebookjunkies.blogspot.com

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  10. Hopping by....

    And also seeing your "Follow Friday" post...my favorite brick & mortar bookstore is any rare & used bookstore that is still in business. Since I'm a Golden Age Mysteries junkie (original editions, please), that's the only way I can get them from a "real" bookstore rather than the interwebs.

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  11. Just hopping by to share some Friday blog love! Have a great weekend!
    A Trillian Books

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  12. Hey there...new follower. I agree with you that covers make a difference, but lots of good books have bad covers.
    My Hop

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  13. HI! Saw you on the Book Blogger Hop and thought I'd hop by. New follower.

    http://booknoise411.blogspot.com

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  14. Hi there, I'm your newest follower via Crazy for books' blog hop. Although my blog isn't about books only, I do love reading and I love meeting new people who enjoy it too.

    Looking forward to reading more from you.

    Marie (hope you'll come by for a visit sometime, I love new followers.)
    The Things We Find Inside

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  16. Hey there!
    I found you via the hop. I'm also a juge a book by it's cover type of gal. I just can't help it! I'm a new follower btw.
    Come check me out, I also a lover of followers ^.^!

    - The Moody Teenager

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  17. I do pick up a book because of its cover...not necessarily buy it, but it does make me pick it up and check it out.

    Hopping by.

    Stop by my blog if you like:

    http://silversolara.blogspot.com

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  18. I know im late with this. Just wanted to stop by and say hi. this is my first hop. Great site! This is so much fun. I will participate more. Come visit me at http://readforyourfuture.blogspot.com/
    Thanks
    Lora

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